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Raise smoking age to 21? Minnesota students lobby lawmakers

Korder was one of nearly 300 youth advocates to gather recently at the Minnesota state Capitol with anti-smoking group ClearWay Minnesota’s Smoke Free Generation coalition. Minnesota elementary through high school students talked to lawmakers about thre
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Feb 25, 2017 00:48
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Report: Raising the tobacco age to 21 would save thousands of Minnesota kids from a lifetime of addiction

Their calculations suggest raising the age would prevent thousands of Minnesota kids from becoming smokers in the next 15 years. "Two states and more than 200 cities across the country have raised the tobacco age to 21," said Dr. Raymond Boyle, Director
PR Newswire
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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Half of Minnesotans breathing easier under indoor e-cigarette restrictions Locals leading the way, legislators should follow

"Now that half of Minnesota is protected from e-cigarette aerosol in public, it's time for state leaders to extend this protection to all Minnesotans by adding e-cigarettes to the Freedom to Breathe Act," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Mi
PR Newswire
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19
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[Minnesota] Ramsey County Protects Clean Air by Restricting E-Cigarettes and Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Ramsey County Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance by a vote of six to one prohibiting e-cigarette use throughout the county wherever the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking... "We applaud Ramsey County for protecting the public from se
PR Newswire
added Sep 22, 2015 16:04
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[Minnesota] How to define e-cigarette prevalence? Finding clues in the use frequency distribution

Defining adult prevalence as any use in the past 30 days may include experimenters unlikely to continue use, and is of questionable utility for population surveillance of public health trends over time. Defining prevalence as >5 days excludes those infreq
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2015 09:07
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QuitCash Challenge™ Encourages Minnesotans to Quit Tobacco and Win $5,000 QUITPLAN® Services' quit-and-win contest registration starts on Kick Butts Day

The cash will be awarded to one Minnesotan who quits tobacco use by May 1, 2015, and remains tobacco-free for the entire month of May. Minnesota tobacco users 18 years of age or older are eligible to sign up for the QuitCash Challenge at www.quitcash.com.
PR Newswire
added Mar 19, 2015 14:23
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) announces new research grants

The grant awards, which total more than $974,000, will examine topics including tobacco cessation among African American smokers, various smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure among children. The grant recipients are the University of Minnes
PR Newswire
added May 22, 2014 12:20
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Legislators protect Minnesota's most vulnerable children by passing smoke-free foster care bill

House of Representatives passed the Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Omnibus Bill today, which contained a provision to make foster homes in Minnesota smoke-free. "A vote for this bill was a vote to protect the health of some of Minnesota's most vul
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 20:12
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Funds Studies on Menthol Cigarettes

$360,000 to fund research projects at University of Minnesota, Public Health Law Center
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2013 12:03
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) welcomes new Board Members, officers Outgoing Board Members also recognized for service

"These new members are bringing fresh perspective to this Board," said Board Chair Bob Boerschel. "I am sure their contributions to our organization will be extremely valuable as we work to achieve our legacy and improve health throughout Minnesota."
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:44
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